Events

Derico Watson Drum Groove Clinic

Monday / September 30, 2013 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A multifaceted clinic featuring Derico Watson, drummer for Victor Wooten, SMV, Mike Stern, Larry Carleton, and others. Watson, a pyrotechnic drum soloist, will emphasize the importance of simplicity and groove.
Admission: Free

Dominic Eade Master Class

Monday / September 30, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
NOTE: This event has been canceled.  New England Conservatory Professor Dominic Eade presents a master class in jazz and contemporary improvisation.
Admission: Free

Victor Wooten

Monday / September 30, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Victor Wooten will play, talk, and answer questions about music, life, and the Victor Wooten Center for Music and Nature. Hosted by his longtime Bass Extremes partner and Berklee Bass chair, Steve Bailey.
Admission: Free

The Riot of Spring: A Symposium

Monday / September 30, 2013 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The first audience of the Rite of Spring rioted. Was it Igor Stravinsky's music, Vaslav Nijinsky's choreography, or both? Is the Rite still "modern"? What does it mean to be modern in 2013? Can the arts still provoke us that deeply? This panel discussion will explore these themes.
Admission: Free

Video Game Music Choir Opening Event

Monday / September 30, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
A group of 18 vocalists from Berklee's Video Game Music Choir sing a selection of student-made arrangements from both classic and current video games.
Admission: Free

Patitucci, Wooten, Bailey, and Bailey

Monday / September 30, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Join John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, and Steve Bailey as they explore the inner and outer limits of the bass, with special guest drummer Derico Watson.
Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission
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Alex Webster, Bassist of Cannibal Corpse

Tuesday / October 1, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Metal bass virtuoso Alex Webster of Cannibal Corpse will share his insights into his music, the bass, and the music business. He will also discuss his latest book release, Extreme Metal Bass.
Admission: Free

Canada Night

Tuesday / October 1, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This event will celebrate the richness of our international community and honor Gary Slaight as the 2013 recipient of the Business for the Arts Edmund C. Bovey Award for a lifetime of significant support in arts and culture in Canada. We salute you, Gary, for this amazing achievement and are thrilled to be part of it! Daniel Ko, Elise Boeur, Natasha Pheko, Allison deGroot, and Molly Brown represent the tremendous talent from Canada on our campus. Including jazz, country, traditional folk melodies, and singer-songwriter serenades, this evening will be a musical feast not to be missed. We are streaming live at www.UStream.tv. Invite your friends and family members to share this evening with you! Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Free

Tiembla Tierra

Tuesday / October 1, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Henry Castro and Luis D'Elias perform jazz and modern rhythms with strong influences from South America and the Caribbean.
Admission: Free

Film Screening: Live from Tokyo with Hiromu Boschee Nagahara

Wednesday / October 2, 2013 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
Live from Tokyo takes the viewer through the back streets of Shinjuku, the intersections in Shibuya, and the alleys in Koenji as it highlights the innovative musicians behind Tokyo's multi-faceted underground music scene.
Admission: Free

Seventh Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium

Wednesday / October 2, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
The Seventh Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium will feature Grammy-nominated recording artist Kenny Lattimore; Kim Osorio, editor-in-chief of The Source, and industry veterans Shanti Das, Cappriccieo Scates, Mike Trammel, and multiple Grammy-winner Prince Charles Alexander.
Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission
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Ruben Carles

Wednesday / October 2, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Bassist Ruben Carles and his quintet perform jazz infused with Spanish, American folk, African, Latin, and Brazilian influences.
Admission: Free

Byungseok Beau Lee Senior Recital

Wednesday / October 2, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Guitarist Byungseok Beau Lee presents a recital of originals and covers.
Admission: Free

The Last Bison / COVEY

Wednesday / October 2, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
The Last Bison is anything but typical. The seven-member ensemble, led by Ben, has seemingly risen from the marshes of southeastern Virginia to captivate the national music scene with a rare blend of folk that is poetically steeped in classical influences. COVEY will open the show.
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admission
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Ralph Humphrey

Thursday / October 3, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Drummer Ralph Humphrey, who has performed with Frank Zappa and Wayne Shorter and who maintains an active career in the recording industry, presents a drum clinic.
Admission: Free

Minamo: Experimental Electronic Music from Japan

Thursday / October 3, 2013 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Formed in 1999 by Keiichi Sugimoto and Tetsuro Yasunaga, Minamo has performed and collaborated with some of the most important artists in ambient electronic music. This event includes a performance as well as a discussion of Minamo’s artistic process.
Admission: Free

annieSoul: Mwanamuziki in the City II

Thursday / October 3, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Singer and songwriter Annette “annieSoul” Oduor delivers a new set of music in a distinct Afro-soul style, incorporating African rhythms, jazz and soul influences, and lyrics in Swahili.
Admission: Free

Luis Castro: Them Portuguese Blues

Thursday / October 3, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Guitarist Luis Castro and his band play blues-rock along the lines of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, and John Mayer, among others.
Admission: Free

Felix Nicholson: The Stenk Band

Thursday / October 3, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
The Stenk Band will play energetic fusion, mixing disparate elements such as funk, Latin music, and metal.
Admission: Free

Faculty Singers Night

Thursday / October 3, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Voice faculty members come together to perform original and classic songs in styles ranging from jazz to R&B to pop rock to Broadway.
Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission
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